Hale Kai Hawaii
Big Island Stuff
Akatsuka Orchid Gardens - A beautiful orchid nursery on Highway 11 between Hilo and Volcano.
Basically Books - An excellent source in Hilo Town for Hawaiian books and maps.
Tomas Belsky - Tomas is a local Hilo artist with some fine work.
Big Island of Hawaii, The Official Online Guide - Great information to help you plan your trip to the Big Island of Hawaii.
Big Island Candies - Watch them make the candy and free samples!!!
East Hawaii Cultural Center - Home to an alliance of arts and cultural organizations.
Hawaii Drive Guide - Be sure to pick up a copy of the Drive Guide when you rent your car. Great information, maps, coupons, .....
"Hawaii, The Big Island Revealed" - The best tour book for the Big Island of Hawaii.
Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden - A beautiful garden with a variety of palms, heliconias, gingers, bromeliads, and hundreds of other rare and exotic plants.
Hawaii Visitors & Convention Bureau - A great resource for Big Island information.
Hawaii, Calendar of Events - Find out what's happening when you visit.
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park - Visit our active volcanoes when you stay with us on the Big Island of Hawaii.
Hilo Town, Hawaii - Need information about Historic Hilo Town? This is the spot.
Hilo Bay Cafe - One of our favorite restaurants in Hilo.
Hilo Farmers Market - Be sure to visit the Hilo Farmers Market on Saturday and Wednesday.
Hilo Guitars & Ukuleles - A great source for ukuleles and guitars.
Hilo Surfboard Co. - Need to buy or rent a board? Check out Scott's place.
`Imiloa Astronomy Center of Hawaii - Opened in early 2006, explore the stars, Hawaiian voyages of discovery, and Hawaiian culture.
Kazamura Cave - Interested in a guide tour through the world's longest known lava tube ?
Laupahoehoe Train Museum - Learn about the Hilo Railroad, which ran on the Island of Hawaii from 1899 to 1946.
Lyman Museum & Mission House - A showcase for the natural and cultural history of Hawaii.
Mauna Kea Observatories - If interested in astronomy or just the view, Mauna Kea is nearby, but be careful with the altitude.
Merrie Monarch Festival - The world's premier forum for ancient and modern hula, held annually in Hilo.
Mokupapapa: Discovery Center for Hawaii's Remote Coral Reefs - Be sure to see the beautiful slide presentation, shown only on Saturdays.
Native Guide Hawaii - Would you like a personal tour while visiting the Big Island of Hawaii?
Pacific Tsunami Museum - Educate yourself about tsunamis in Hawaii and the Pacific Region.
Panaewa Rainforest Zoo - Free admission at the only natural tropical rainforest zoo in the United States.
Pu`uhonua O Honaunau (Place of Refuge) National Historical Park - Our favorite spot on the west side of the Big Island of Hawaii.
Sombat's Fresh Thai Cuisine - Another of our dining favorites in Hilo.
The Palace Theatre - Great old theatre for movies, concerts, and theatrical entertainment.
TK Performance Shapes - Need a custom surfboard? Give Ted a call.
Upp Glass Blowing and Diabolic Surfboards - Beautiful glass work and fine surfboards from our good friend Chris Upp.
U.S. Geological Survey, Hawaiian Volcano Observatory - Information about current eruption status, history of flows, and lava watching.
Volcano Art Center Gallery - Be sure to visit this fine gallery at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.
AllStays - A very useful Bed & Breakfast directory to help plan your vacation.
Aloha Isles - A visitor information & resource guide for your Hawaiian Island vacation planning.
Altraverse - Find accommodations where ever you are going.
BandBsearch.com - A fine Bed and Breakfast search engine for planning your trip.
bbonline.com - Another great resource for finding the ideal Bed and Breakfast.
BedandBreakfast.com - Looking for a Bed & Breakfast? This is a great place to start.
BedandBreakfastNetwork.com - Another extensive Bed and Breakfast search engine.
BedandBreakfastPlanner.com - A worldwide Bed and Breakfast directory.
Bed&BreakfastWorld.com - An extensive B&B accommodation resource.
BestTimeToGo.com - When is the best time for you to travel?
GoHawaii.com - Explore, learn, and plan for your trip to the islands using the official site of the Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau.
Guidebook America - An excellent search engine for planning a vacation in the United States.
HawaiianRainbow.com - Hawaiian Music Internet Radio plus Hawaii search guide and directory with more than 4000 of the best Hawaiian websites.
Hawaii Search - Great travel information for planning the Hawaiian vacation you have dreamed of.
Hotel Directories - Looking for a hotel when traveling outside the USA?
Planet BnB - A comprehensive Bed & Breakfast directory assembled by B&B owners.
Search Hawaii - Another useful search engine for planning your vacation.
Online Surf Shop - Check the Online Surf Shop for boards, gear, photos, videos, planning a surf trip, and more.
TripAdvisor - Helpful unbiased traveler's reviews to help in planning your vacation.
WorldWeb.com - Another excellent source for travel information.